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Fentanyl

Also known as Duragesic, Abstral, Sublimaze, and Actiq

Fentanyl (also known as fentanil, brand names Sublimaze, Actiq, Durogesic, Duragesic, Fentora, Matrifen, Haldid, Onsolis, Instanyl, Abstral, Lazanda and others) is a potent, synthetic opioid analgesic with a rapid onset and short duration of action. It is a strong agonist at the μ-opioid receptors. Historically it has been used to treat breakthrough pain and is commonly used in pre-procedures as a pain reliever as well as an anesthetic in combination with a benzodiazepine.

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Estimated Total Cost: $204.59 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed fentanyl to treat diverticulosis, hemorrhoids, colonic polyp, and dislocation of the shoulder.

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